Obituary: Della R. Smith
July 7, 2008
Della R. Smith of Kremmling passed away July 5, 2008 at home. She was born Jan. 27, 1923 in Los Animas to Filiberto and Catherine (Pino) Roybal.
She married Max H. Smith on June 17, 1950 in Denver.
Della was a nurse for many years at Kremmling Memorial Hospital. She took great pride in her love of nursing, and especially the many births she attended. She was also known for being a great cook. She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Kremmling. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Della is survived by her son Vern Sandoval; her sisters Stella Fry, Rose Humes, Josephine Ragsdale, Febronia Ross, Esther Lysight, Edna Thompson, and Betty Crovello; her brothers David Roybal and Daniel Roybal; her granddaughter Veronica Graves; and her great grandchildren Kennedy and Adam.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Max, two sisters and two brothers.
A rosary vigil will be held for Della at 7 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2008 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will 10 a.m. Saturday July 12, 2008 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Father David Allen celebrating. Burial will follow at Kremmling Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Foran-Schoenfeld Mortuary – Hot Sulphur Springs.